Introduction to Particle Accelerators

Course Number: E-2004
Credit: 2 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: Danny Graves, P.E.
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Overview

In Introduction to Particle Accelerators , you'll learn ...

  • Linear accelerators and their applications
  • Circular accelerators, including Synchrotrons and Cyclotrons
  • Particle "steering" using electromagnets
  • Accelerator targets

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Credit: 2 PDH

Length: 10 pages

This course will provide the student with a general introduction to various types of particle accelerators, their construction, and their practical uses. This course is useful for anyone that may be involved with electrical, civil, or other type subprojects for particle accelerator laboratory construction, renovation, or maintenance projects, as well as engineers who work with low energy particle accelerators, such as cathode ray tubes and X-ray generators, who are interested in learning the fundamentals of high energy accelerators. This course is a general introduction and does not delve deeply into physics equations or mathematics.

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Linear accelerators and their applications
  • Circular accelerators, including Synchrotrons and Cyclotrons
  • Particle "steering" using electromagnets
  • Accelerator targets
  • Particle dump construction
  • Particle colliders used for particle physics research
  • Understand the language associated with particle accelerator projects

Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 12 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

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